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waiting hours to cast their absentee ballots there. you know the deal in florida. battleground state, one of the battleground states getting a visit from mitt romney. as he and the president are maximizing each and every campaign hour. president obama is hitting wisconsin, iowa, and, of course, ohio, before heading to chicago. and very soon he will be rallying the crowds in columbus, getting a boost from some a-list celebrities. meantime, mitt romney, he is traveling up the eastern seaboard with stops in florida, ohio, virginia, and, of course, new hampshire. and during the next hour we will take you live to his event in fairfax, virginia. speaking of mitt romney, he's already making his case in lynchburg and jim acosta son the campaign trail with him. hey, jim. >> reporter: with a slew of new battleground state polls showing mitt romney trailing president obama only slightly on this day before election day, the gop nominee is making his closing argument to voters. at a campaign stop here in virginia, and earlier this morning in florida, romney warned the crowd that the country could be i
there about job growth and how governor romney's ideas won't work. >> but here's the thing, florida. we know what change looks like. what governor romney's offering ain't it. giving more power back to the biggest banks, that's not change. another $5 trillion in tax cuts for the wealthy, that's not change. refusing to answer questions about the details of our policies until after the election, that's definitely not change. >> president obama also told voters that he would fight hard for them and their families. and if you hope the polls will shed some light on who will win? forget about it. cnn editor paul stein hauser is here to do the math for us. paul, what do the national polls look like? >> two days to go, and we have four polls that are nonpartisan and came out since midnight. let's start with the abc news/"washington post." 48% of likely voters supporting the president. 48% supporting mitt romney. how about nbc news/"wall street journal," pretty much the same story, a 1 percentage point ahead of mitt romney. and pugh research center, they came out with obama with a 3 point advantage. t
in alall the crucial places. those swing states. martin savage is in ohio, john in florida. ted roland in wisconsin. miguel marquez is in nevada. once again, ohio critical battleground state. the state's 18 electoral votes are the second biggest swing state prize behind florida. tell us, first of all, the strategy for the president and mitt romney in ohio. we are just talking just hours away from when people actually start voting. >> you're right. there's a sense here that things are really building to something very critical, but until the strategy question you, and it's simple. they have to get in the last word, and then their organization is getting out the vote, and it's the getting out of the vote, especially in ohio and the other swing states, that is going to be key. organization. that's truly going to play a factor. the lindz were big other the weekend, but they have been building throughout the day today, and you really get a sense from people here that they know ohio is a critical state, and this is a crucial time to all of them. they've been serving hot coffee to people in l
in south florida. he took issue with his opponent's promise of, quote, real change. listen. >> here's the thing, florida. we know what change looks like. what governor romney is offering ain't it. giving more power back to the biggest banks, that's not change. another $5 trillion tax cuts for the wealthy, that's not change. refusing to answer questions about the details of your policies until after the election, that's definitely not change. >> president obama's next stop just down i-71 from where i'm standing right now. he's going to be in cincinnati, then it's out west to colorado before he calls it a night. >> by wait, you see this lovely young woman? we're going to let her ride with me in my limo to the high school, okay? >> great. >> we're going to go have a cup of coffee. >> she's too young to vote, but you could still call her vice preside president biden's new bff, best friend forever. he made a stop at a nearby high school. the 17-year-old told him that the rally was at her school but she couldn't go because she had to work. so the vp gave her and her twin brother a ride to
nonstop. vice president is in colorado and paul ryan is holding rallies in pennsylvania, virginia, florida, and ohio. so ohio indeed could be the biggest battleground of the election. the race there is very tight. a just released cnn/orc poll shows obama ahead by just three points, well within the margin of error. an nbc/"wall street journal" poll shows a wider gap with obama leading by six points. president obama is about to speak at a rally in mentor, ohio. he is at least in the building, we understand. and so is our white house correspond dan loathian. the president's schedule is packed today. he isn't just campaigning. he is also keeping a close watch on the storm which he says really is his first priority. >> reporter: that's correct. white house officials saying that president did get updates, briefings overnight. this morning he went to fema headquarters in washington to get a briefing in person, to get a sense of what is taking place with regards to the flooding, the power situation. he had some of his top officials in the room with him. he also spoke via video conference with the
the money or can boro money for tuition n florida the governor is proposing something interesting, challenging state colleges to create a bachelor degree program that costs $10,000, tuition fees, everything. at least seven schools have signed up. joining us now, steven wallace in jacksonville. his school is considering the challenge right now. welcome. thank you so much for being with us this morning. >> good morning, carol. >> good morning. in theory this sounds loik a great idea. why not just say yes? >> we're intrigued by the concept. we're exploring the best way to approach this. and i believe that we absolutely will accept the governor's challenge and develop one or more bachelor's degrees at that target price. >> you have to give up something to offer a college degree for just ten grand. what do you give up? professors teaching classes, do you use grad students, give up on the research part of the degree? >> first of all, as you indicated, to manage the faculty costs but also corporate support. with the faculty costs, we have to be very selective about the programs, degree p
journal/maris poll shows obama leading by six points. it's also close in florida. in this poll, obama has a two-point edge. that's within the sampling error. but a mason dixon poll shows obama trailing romney by six percentage points, so a mixed picture there from two different polls in such a key state. >> democrats are hoping, they're only three days away from taking back control of the u.s. house, but as athena jones reports, they face an uphill battle. >> republicans won control of the house in 2010. riding a wave of victory by tea party-backed candidates carrying a message of fiscal conservatism and strong opposition to obama care. so what's going to happen this time around? >> it's all got to go! >> back in september, nancy pelosi had high hopes for her party's prospects. >> we have a very excellent chance to take back the house. >> so did republican house speaker john boehner. >> i continue to feel confident about house republicans' chances of holding on to our majority. >> republicans have 242 seats to the democrats' 193. so democrats need a net gain of 25 seats to win the majorit
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at one of those swing states, florida. >> you know, i know what real change looks like. because i fought for it. because i've brought it. because i've got the scars to prove it. because i've gotten gray hair doing it. >> reporter: so you see him harkening become a little bit to his message in 2008. i'm conclude, don, with one point. stevie wonder was performing to this crowd a moment ago, which i have to say was amazing. he said just over 500 votes decide an election in florida in the year 2000. going to be even closer this year. and so that is a theme we've heard from the campaign repeatedly, invoking the memories of the year 2000. that's just how energized or how much emphasis they're putting on each person to make sure they are obliged to not only vote but make their friends vote, too, don. >> oh, yes, indeed. and, jess, you can feel it building, that it is close. the feeling is out there. and you can hear it in voters' voices when they talk to you. let's just get this election over. of course, they want their candidate to win, but they want it to be over. it looks like where you are,
won't feel so heated. i am still roasting from the florida sun. sun burned too. thank you for coming coming in. >> i'm flat out of time, otherwise i would go on and on. you know i would. newsroom international starts next with saws ann malveaux. >>> welcome to newsroom international. i'm suzanne malveaux. want to get right to it. a major story we are watching this hour in arizona. former congresswoman gabby giffords face-to-face with the man who shot her. giffords and her husband mark kelli are in a tucson courtroom right now for the sentencing of jerry lee loughner. he is expected to get life in prison after he struck a plea deal to avoid the death penalty. loughner pleaded guilty to a shooting rampage that left six people dead and 13 wounded, including giffords, who was shot in t head at point-blank range. it happened at an event she was holding in 2011. giffords will not speak in court today, but her husband will. nor on the sentencing later in the hour. >>> folks in the northeast hit super hard by sandy are dealing with even more misery today. a nor'easter has now hammered the re
to a deadly shooting in florida. a man fires into a car full of teenagers killing a 17-year-old. the death of jordan davis is already being compared to the trayvon martin case where an unarmed black teen was shot by a volunteered neighborhood watch. the lawyer for the accused in this case says there is no comparison. i want to bring in martin savidge who has been following the story for us. why does she say that? what are the similarities and differences here? >> there are a couple of things. it was black friday, 7:40 at night. four teens, all african-americans, sitting at a gas station and then pulls up this gentleman who is white, 45 years old, and starts complaining about the loud music. everybody admits that it's loud. somehow that complaint turns into a confrontation. claims that one of the young men starts cursing at him and making threats and then he says that somebody pointed a gun in his direction. he happened to have his own concealed was licensed to have and he fired eight or nine shots into the suv and then amazingly he drives off. he says he didn't know that he left behind a y
all tomorrow. carol cost ello is in "newsroom." >>> florida socialite whose name keeps popping up in the wrong places. lawsuits, foreclosures and an 911 call. >> i'm honorary consul general so i have inviolability so, um, they should not be able to cross my property. >> who is she and why does she have such powerful friends? >> hiding in the sand and changing his appearance. now he's talking about his end game. you'll hear more from him. >>> think you're feeling pain at the pump? these jordanians are warning their king rising gas prices could cost him his throne. >>> warning, wanke, you may be driving too close to another car. >> oh, my gosh! >> new technology that could save lives on the road. >>> good morning to you. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining us this morning. more new details on jill kelley, the tampa socialite linked to a respected marine corps general and widening sex scandal. each day it seems more and more loik a bad reality tv show. we've seen kelley march in front of the cameras in a different brightly colored dress each day. now there are report th
to where we have to -- we're in ohio every time, we have to win florida and ohio every time. what we need to do is be competitive throughout the united states, and i think young people want a less aggressive foreign policy. they don't want to put people in 20 years in jail for marijuana use or nonviolent crimes. and i think they want a little bit different approach to immigration. >> okay. you say you want to be part of the national dialogue. perhaps a bigger part of it. we shall see. senator rand paul, thank you very much, we appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> and now to the face to face meeting today between u.n. ambassador susan rice and her chief republican critics. ambassador rice on capitol hill, just this morning, to meet with the people you see on your screen here. you have senator john mccain, lindsey graham, kelly ayotte. she went to address concerns they have over statements the ambassador made over the u.s. mission in benghazi on september 11th that left ambassador chris stevens and three other americans dead. i want you to listen to what senator graham, republican south carolin
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